16 Essential Domiciliary Care Professional Bodies (Part Two)

We've been looking at all the professional bodies you could join if you are a domiciliary care agency or home care agency. Wow, there is a bewildering array of them, so much so we had to split it into two lists. Please get in touch if you think any are missing. They are shown in alphabetical order, this is a list of organisations M-Z: Medilink UK - Medilink UK is a national health technology business support organisation, with a strong track record in increasing the viability of manufacturers, service providers, designers, OEMs and suppliers of medical technology.

National Care Association - Its primary aim is to lobby the Government to benefit both its members and the people in their care. The other aims are representing members and their service users nationally, to promote high standards of care, and to support local associations and members.

National Care Forum - The National Care Forum represents the interests of not-for-profit health and social care providers in the United Kingdom. NCF promotes the benefits of the not-for-profit model of care services provision, to local and national government, as well as consumers and other national stakeholder bodies.

The National Homecare Council - The National Homecare Council is a body that brings together British public and independent sector organisations that commission or directly provide support for people living at home.

Skills for Care - Skills for Care ensures that England's adult social care workforce has the appropriately skilled people in the right places working to deliver high quality social care.

Social Care Institute for Excellence - The Social Care Institute for Excellence (SCIE) improves the lives of people who use care services by sharing knowledge about what works. We are an independent charity working with adults, families and children's social care and social work services across the UK. We also work closely with related services such as health care and housing.

South East Health Technologies Alliance - Founded in 2005 by the South East England Development Agency (SEEDA), South East Health Technologies Alliance (SEHTA), is now one of the biggest health technology networking organisations in the country.

United Kingdom Homecare Association - United Kingdom Homecare Association Ltd (UKHCA) is the professional association of home care providers from the independent, voluntary, not-for-profit and statutory sectors. UKHCA helps organisations that provide social care, which may include nursing services, to people in their own homes, promoting high standards of care and providing representation with national and regional policy-makers and regulators.